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  • Author:
    John Fiore
  • ISBN:
    0595204007
  • ISBN13:
    978-0595204007
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    iUniverse (October 21, 2001)
  • Pages:
    244 pages
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Symbolic Mythology book. Revelations about the ancient mythmakers of Greece and Rome abound in this thorough and enlighteningly original treatment of a multitude of powerful myths.

Symbolic Mythology book.

Symbolic Mythology is the essential guide to understanding the myths of the classical world. Revelations abound in this original, entertaining, and enlightening study of the myths of ancient Greece and Rome.

Interpretations of the Myths of Ancient Greece and Rome. Published October 2001 by Writers Club Press. There's no description for this book yet.

Rome has long been known for its mystical stories relating to its origins and .

Rome has long been known for its mystical stories relating to its origins and legendary gods. These have been represented in works of art and literature, with Ovid as the master of giving these Latin myths and legends a physical form. From founding myths to the legends of divine law, Rome has them all. Here is a list of some fascinating famous mythological and legendary stories: 1. The Story of Romulus and Remus. According to Roman mythology, the story of these twin brothers tells of the origins of Rome.

A hand-book of mythology. the. Myths and Legends. Of. Ancient greece and rome.

Greek mythology is the body of myths originally told by the ancient Greeks and a genre of Ancient Greek folklore

Greek mythology is the body of myths originally told by the ancient Greeks and a genre of Ancient Greek folklore. These stories concern the origin and the nature of the world, the lives and activities of deities, heroes, and mythological creatures, and the origins and significance of the ancient Greeks' own cult and ritual practices.

1962 MYTHOLOGY of GREECE & ROME Paperback Book by BULFINCH 1st Collier Books E. A Hand-Book of Mythology: The Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.

Aeschylus, Agamemnon Fiore, John, Symbolic Mythology Interpretations of the Myths of Ancient Greece and Rome Homer, The Iliad Homer, The Odyssey Sutcliff, Rosemary, The Wanderings of Odysseus: The story of the Odyssey Vellacott, . The Logic of Tragedy Yamagata, . . Homeric Morality 9. What is the relationship between Roman legend and history? Grandazzi, Alexandre, The Foundation of Rome: Myth and History Livy, The Early History of Rome Ogilvie, . The Romans and Their Gods Scheid, . An Introduction to Roman Religion Cary, M. and Scullard, .

Leto in ancient myths of Greece was the representation of motherhood. The ancient people of Greece used to explain things they couldn't understand with myths. That is how they explained the creation of the world, natural phenomena or destructions or the existance of powers that could surpass human nature. It is hardly necessary to dwell upon the importance of the study of Mythology: our poems, our novels, and even our daily journals teem with classical allusions; nor can a visit to our art galleries and museums be fully enjoyed without something more than a mere superficial knowledge of a subject which has in all ages inspired painters, sculptors, and poets.

Symbolic Mythology is the essential guide to understanding the myths of the classical world. Through the authors unique mix of scholarly analysis and exciting storytelling, the divine, the heroic, and the monstrous become easily accessible to everyone from the casual reader to the serious student of myth. Revelations abound in this original, entertaining, and enlightening study of the myths of ancient Greece and Rome.

Humin
The title of this book gives the impression that the author interprets the symbolism in mythological stories from ancient Greece and Rome, but that's not at all what the book actually is.

It would be better called a modern translation of the myths of ancient Greece and Rome. For example, in relating the story of Orion the Hunter, Fiore puts elements of the story into modern language that young people would have no trouble understanding:
"Hush child!" Oenopian waved off Aero. "So, off you go, hunter! If you'd like to leave the names of your kin with my attendants, you know, just in case you should, ummm, get hurt, we'll certainly let them know what's happened to you. Good hunting!"

The entire book is presented in this manner and does include many of the myths studied in literature and mythology courses, divided into sections by loose topics like Power and Purpose, Gods and Goddesses, etc.

So for young people having trouble understanding the myths as written by the super old dudes like Homer, Virgil, and Euripedes this book may be just the ticket to help you understand what the heck it's all about so you can write your paper about it and not have to BS your way through it.
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Exellent
Holy Zeus! This book is the Mount Olympus of mythology books! Blow torch your ancient copies of Edith Hamilton's "Mythology", and buy this ultra-hip, MTV friendly mythology masterpiece! After reading "Symbolic Mythology", you will suddenly realize that there are good books, bad books and books by Fiore! The books by Fiore transcend the words of mere mortals. A great man once said, "It takes a God to know a God," and Fiore certainly knows his Gods!
sobolica
This entertaining and informative guide to understanding Classical Myth is as timeless and cultivated as the myths themselves. The book even follows the tradition of several books that are considered "classics" in the Classics field (its cover image has absolutely no relevance to the text within). Unlike most of those works, this book covers many topics and myths which the author supplements with his enlightened analysis. Rightfully bound, this book is indeed a joy to read for the curious novice and the Classicist alike.